• A man is silhouetted as he monitors the trading boards at a brokerage firm in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a sharp sell-off and as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    World stocks gain amid China holiday, eyes on ECB

    LONDON (AP) — World stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets and the European Central Bank was expected to confirm its willingness to provide more stimulus to the eurozone, if needed.

  • This image released by the Royal Thai Police on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, shows Emrah Davutoglu from Turkey, who police said faces "charges of conspiracy to possess unauthorized war materials". Thai police have issued an arrest warrant for a Turkish man who is the husband of a Thai suspect already being sought for possible links to Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine bombing. (Royal Thai Police via AP)

    Turkey skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are Turks

    BANGKOK (AP) — Turkey expressed skepticism Thursday over reports that its nationals were involved in the Aug. 17 bombing of a Bangkok landmark that killed 20 people, saying it had not received any official notification from Thailand.

  • Froome pulls out of Spanish Vuelta with broken foot

    MADRID (AP) — Chris Froome has pulled out of the Spanish Vuelta after fracturing a bone in his foot.

  • In this July 28, 1984 file photo, the Olympic flame is flanked by a scoreboard signifying the formal opening of the XXIII Olympiad after it was lit by Rafer Johnson during the opening ceremonies in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the global sports competition. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    Los Angeles mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president

    LONDON (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took his city’s newly-launched bid for the 2024 Summer Games to IOC headquarters on Thursday, saying it’s time “to bring the Olympics back home” to the United States after an absence of nearly three decades.

    Updated: 6:33 am

  • American owners of English football club Derby sell up

    DERBY, England (AP) — Derby’s American owners have sold the English second-tier club to a local businessman who made a fortune through the “Candy Crush Saga” mobile game.

    Updated: 5:31 am

  • A paramilitary police officer carries the lifeless body of an unidentified migrant child, lifting it from the sea shore, near the Turkish resort of Bodrum, Turkey,  early Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.  A number of migrants are known to have died and some are still reported missing, after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized. (AP Photo/DHA) TURKEY OUT

    Canada woman had tried to sponsor boy who drowned off Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Aylan Kurdi, whose 3-year-old body was captured face-down in the surf in images that have horrified the world, set out for Europe only after Canada rejected his family’s refugee application, a Canadian lawmaker says.

    Updated: 5:38 am

  • France hopes to retain title with Tony Parker back in team

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Tony Parker is back and France will be looking to retain the title at the European Basketball Championship that starts over the weekend in four cities across the continent.

  • A migrant lies on the track with a baby as she is detained  in Bicske, Hungary, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Over 150,000 migrants have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia. Many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Migrants flood Budapest rail station; no trains to the West

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s leader railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe’s migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants by the hundreds dashed into Budapest’s main train station after police stopped blocking its entrance.

    Updated: 6:14 am

  • Farmers drive their tractors on the highway leading to Paris, Thursday, Sept.3, 2015. Hundreds of tractors were descending on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers blocking highways to express their anger over falling French food prices and high taxes. They are protesting increasingly slim margins they blame on cheap imports and high payroll charges. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — More than 1,000 tractors — and a few cows — descended on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers who blocked highways to express their anger over falling prices for their goods and high taxes.

    Updated: 2:07 am

  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    Migrants pour into Budapest rail station as police leave; no trains running to Western Europe.

    Updated: 4:00 am